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Stary mesto Michalska 24, Bratislava 811 03, Slovakia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This gateway provides a striking entrance into the Old Town. While the surrounding buildings of today add to the charm of the precinct, Michael’s Gate would have been a more stunning entrance in years gone by. The Gate is home to the compass with bearings...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely walk around Bratislava old town and take a look at Michaels gate it shows the history of Bratislava definitely worth looking at.

Thank sjh92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing the tower as I walked towards the Old Town, I walked towards its direction. A Tour Guide and her group were in front of it when I arrived. Learned that it was a Gate used during the old times. I looked around, took some...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good little area, with plenty of atmosphere. Though the area (eyes closed) does sound like a Philadelphia retirement village, if you didn’t know otherwise.

Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always used this as our focal point to navigate the city. There are walls to explore with historical pictures and facts throughout the ages. It's pretty busy, there is s great little bar right beside it to relax and take it all in.

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the city symbols shouldn't be so shabby. You can visit museum inside and reach the balcony on the top.

Thank Ilya S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's okay to see this place because of the history but not quite fascinating to look at. Well, it's just my opinion. But it's good to visit while in the city.

Thank Royax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really nice area in Bratislava, I came here several times while on my visit because it was so pretty.

Thank luvbitesnbruises
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only remaining of the four gates in the murals surrounding the old town, Michael's gate is very nice and currently hosts a weapons museum. On the street leading to it there are a lot of restaurants. Under the gates itself there you can see...More

Thank ANGELO V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It costs €4.50 to go inside St Michael’s Gate and inside there is a museum of arms, as well as a small viewing platform at the top. The museum has lots of artefacts but all are weapons, so if you’re not interested in this it...More

Thank Sophie S
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